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The Law - a Novel

By: Vailland, Roger

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape & the Book Society: 1958

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 037531


Translated from the French by Peter Wiles. The title is taken from a game played in the cafes of Southern Italy. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 256 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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In Search of a Distant Voice

By: Yamada, Taichi

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 2006

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 023506


Translated from the Japanese by Michael Emmerich. Clean, unread paperback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest signs of storage. 183 pages. View more info

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Anthony Lyveden

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co Ltd: 1942

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034917


A good clean copy though spine leaning slightly. 308 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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B-Berry and I Look Back

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052307


Last in the line of the 'Berry' series as the authors' reminisce. Some odd light spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shelfwear - 285 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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And Berry Came Too

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Seller ID: 057359


Collection of semi-autobiographical humorous short stories. Some odd light spotting to page edges else a clean square hardback - 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Berry Scene

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1947

Seller ID: 057362


Collection of short stories featuring feature Bertram "Berry" Pleydell. Gift inscription on front endpaper else a very good clean hardback - no dustjacket. 286 pages. View more info

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Storm Music

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057364


Thriller in which the hero and heroine take refuge in an idyllic woodland cabin, and spend the night together during a magnificent thunderstorm. Square, clean, tight hardback. No jacket. - 317 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Brother of Daphne

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1945

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 057365


Yates's first collection of short stories featuring Bertram Pleydell - 'Berry'. Square, clean, tight hardback. No jacket. - 253 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Maiden Stakes

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Seller ID: 057367


A collection of short stories. Small stain to front cover and foxing to page edges. Text block is clean. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. No jacket. - 319 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Fire Below

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co: 1945

Edition: Eleventh Impression

Seller ID: 057374


The fourth Chandos story in which Richard leads his friends into forbidden territory to rescue a kidnapped young widow. Clean square hardback with gift inscription on front endpaper. No jacket. 320 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Perishable Goods

By: Yates, Dornford

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059690


The second of the Chandos thrillers in which Adele Pleydell is taken hostage - and referred to by her captors as 'perishable goods.' Good clean hardback with faded spine. A little foxing to endpapers but text block is clean. No jacket. - 310 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Cunning Woman's Grandson

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, National Society's Depository:

Seller ID: 062568


Novel set in the Cheddar district in the 1790s which warns of the dangers of superstition, in particular the telling of fortunes. Both hinges have been reinforced with bookbinder's tape and there is a small stain on the rear cover. Spine strip has faded. Internally clean. A good copy of this now hard-to-find title. 234 pages + publisher's catalogue. 5 b/w plates. . No date but British Library catalogue states 1890. View more info

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Serious Intent

By: Yorke, Margaret

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031691


A crime novel offering a masterfully measured exploration of criminal behaviour both nascent and mature. A very good clean copy in jacket which shows signs of light shelfwear. Slight tanning to page edges. 280 pages. View more info

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A Man About the House

By: Young, Francis Brett

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, William Heinemann:

Seller ID: 058123


Novel about two middle-aged sisters who find it difficult to make ends meet after their father dies but who come into timely bequest in the shape of a villa and estate in Italy - there they are met by Salvatore - their new butler who helps them manage their estate - and quickly makes himself indespensible to Agnes in particular. Square, tight hardback with minor edgewear. No jacket. Previous owner's small sticker to front pastedown. 279 pages. Next post UK dispatch... View more info

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The Usurper's Crown

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £8.25

Publisher: London, Voyager: 2004

Seller ID: 020001


A very good, clean copy which has small crease to front cover at bottom corner. Book Two fo the Isavalta trilogy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Camelot's Honour (SIGNED COPY)

By: Zettel, Sarah

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 042681


Unread paperback which is SIGNED by the author on the half title. As new, unread copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Money

By: Zola, Emile

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Chartsearch Ltd:

Seller ID: 062462


Set in the financial world of the Second French Empire the author attempts to show the terrible effects of speculation and fraudulent company promotion, the culpable negligence of company directors, and the impotency of contemporary financial laws. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. 428 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info